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40627
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Higher education institutions in North Carolina have become more cognizant about meeting its soldiers’ need for education and sensitive to the strong presence of the military in the state. Among the programs Fayetteville Technical Community College offers to soldiers from Fort Bragg are Carpentry and Renovation, Heat Pump Technology, and OSHA 30 construction.
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40636
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Two stories are unfolding after three centuries, thanks to staff and students from East Carolina University’s Maritime Studies department. The ships’ identity was confirmed by items such as cannons and structural evidence concealed by coral reef encroaching the wrecked watercraft. Through this discovery, more is known about the fate of the slaves who survived the sinking.
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40658
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A Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership participant, Pamela Johnson learned, in another sense, how knowledge is power. From her visits, co-sponsored by North Carolina’s Electric Cooperative, she enlightened her math students about the production and delivery of electricity and career opportunities in the energy field.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 51 Issue 11, November 2019, p6
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40687
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Five individuals from rural towns across North Carolina are leading the way in closing the urban and rural divide, removing the language barrier, and assuring underserved populations experience an improved quality of life.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 51 Issue 10, October 2019, p11-14, 16
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40692
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Alternate energy sources can gain a foothold in Ocracoke from the ongoing microgrid project. The project can be particularly advantageous to this area during hurricanes and winter storms, when Ocracoke may be cut off from the grid’s central station power.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 50 Issue 3, March 2018, p10-11
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40938
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A highway marker in Bertie County also marks William Blount’s political career, encompassing decades of service and neighboring states. His career includes six state representative terms. Scandal erupting during his tenure as Senator yielded the threat of impeachment charge, but the charge was dismissed, leaving him clear to gain the governor’s seat in Tennessee.
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41160
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Based upon a North Carolina Museum of History exhibit, this article examines how Lewis Hine’s expose of child labor exploitation in North Carolina’s textile mills contributed to stronger child labor laws. It also reveals that child labor is a current history issue, making whistleblowing initiatives of individuals like Hine still crucial.
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41201
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Interview with PA attorney Erwin Spainhour addresses many law related topics: the perception of lawyers and the legal profession; the origins of the negative perceptions; ways to make legal assistance more affordable; effective ways to train trial lawyers; Spainhour’s opinion of the effectiveness of the disciplinary program of the state bar and the Grievance Committee; and goals he plans to accomplish during his tenure as President of the State Bar.
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